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Department Purchases for Apple iPad
This document covers the purchasing of an Apple iPad for university departments.
Apple iPad tablets – Call for specs
Note: The University does not purchase iPads with central funds but iPads are ordered through CIT. iPads may be ordered with additional department or grant funding, however they are not a replacement for your office workstation. In order to install software on an iPad you will need to set up an Apple iTunes account and pay for purchases via P-Card or personal credit card and file for reimbursement at your department's discretion.
- To order iPads - see Ordering section below
- To order Apps - see Apps section below
To see what models and accessories are available please go to the Apple Store. Select a model and it will prompt you for additional options. Note: iPad 2's are still available at a reduced price. Accidental damage protection is available for an additional $99 at time of purchase.
Apple iPad Accessories - See all Apple Accessories here.
Covers - automatically sleeps and wakes iPad depending on cover position. Apple Smart covers are not being recommended by CIT as they offer little protection in case of a fall.
Yoobao Leather Book Style Case with magnetic closure and 3 in 1 built in stand. Props-up horizontally and vertically to act as a digital photo album, view movies, or for typing. Available in red, black and brown from Amazon for around $40.00 See pictures here.
Griffin Survivor cases offer great protection for heavily utilized iPads for around $50.00 See picture here.
Amazon offers a full line of iPad cases, just type in "iPad 2 case" in the Amazon search field to display other cases. Both the iPad 2 and iPad 3 can use the same case as long as it is not a molded fit.
Cables and Adapters
VGA Adapter - Requred for use in High Tech Classrooms - Share your iPad screen with a monitor/projector using VGA - $29
Digital AV Adapter - Share your iPad screen with an HDTV/HDMI device - $39
Camera Connection Kit - import pictures using either the camera's USB cable or from a SD card - $29
Please using the new online ordering link Click to order
We are now using the AppStore Volume Purchase Program for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote at a discounted rate of $5 per app for anyone with a campus owned iPad. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including;
- End User Name
- Funding Code
- Name of requested App(s)